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A Fifty-Year Silence

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by Miranda R. Mouillot - $31.00 - Add to Cart

A young woman moves across an ocean to uncover the truth about her grandparents' mysterious estrangement and pieces together the extraordinary story of their wartime experiences   In 1948...


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by Stanley G. Payne - $41.95 - Add to Cart

General Francisco Franco ruled Spain for nearly forty years, as one of the most powerful and controversial leaders in that nation’s long history. He has been the subject of many biographi...

Fully Alive

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by Timothy P Shriver - $31.50 - Add to Cart

On a quest for what matters most, Timothy Shriver discovers a radically different, inspiring way of life. At a time when we are all more rudderless than ever, we look for the very best t...


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by Michael Zantovsky - $36.50 - Add to Cart

Václav Havel was one of the most prominent figures of the twentieth century: iconoclast and intellectual, renowned playwright turned political dissident, president of a united then divid...

Leaving Before the Rains Come

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by Alexandra Fuller - $29.95 - Add to Cart

Looking to rebuild after a painful divorce, Alexandra Fuller turns to her African past for clues to living a life fully and without fear.      A child of the Rhodesian wars and daughter o...

Lists Of Note

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by Shaun Usher - $45.00 - Add to Cart

Humans have been making lists for even longer than they've been writing letters. They are the shorthand for what really matters to us: our hopes and aspirations; likes and dislikes; rules...

My Mistake

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by Daniel Menaker - $18.95 - Add to Cart

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice   "At the epicenter of literary New York, Menaker is an irreverent guide to the publishing world's inner workings . . . His own journey, compe...

Philip Larkin

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by James Booth - $40.00 - Add to Cart

Philip Larkin (1922-1985) is one of the most beloved poets in English. Yet after his death a largely negative image of the man himself took hold; he has been portrayed as a racist, a miso...

Rainbow in the Cloud

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by Maya Angelou - $24.00 - Add to Cart

"Words mean more than what is set down on paper," Maya Angelou wrote in her groundbreaking memoir I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Indeed, Angelou's words have traveled the world and tran...

The Republic of Imagination

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by Azar Nafisi - $33.00 - Add to Cart

A passionate hymn to the power of fiction to change people's lives, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in TehranTen years ago, Azar Nafisi electrified readers w...


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by Jessie Close - $30.00 - Add to Cart

At a young age, Jessie Close struggled with symptoms that would transform into severe bipolar disorder in her early twenties, but she was not properly diagnosed until the age of fifty. Je...

Russian Tattoo

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by Elena Gorokhova - $32.00 - Add to Cart

An exquisite portrait of mothers and daughters that reaches from Cold War Russia to modern-day New Jersey, from the author of A Mountain of Crumbs--the memoir that "leaves you wanting mor...

So Anyway

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by John Cleese - $32.95 - Add to Cart

John Cleese's huge comedic influence has stretched across generations; his sharp irreverent eye and the unique brand of physical comedy he perfected with Monty Python, on Fawlty Towers, a...


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by Stephen Kotkin - $46.00 - Add to Cart

A magnificent new biography that revolutionizes our understanding of Stalin and his worldIt has the quality of myth: a poor cobbler's son, a seminarian from an oppressed outer province of...

The Undertaker's Daughter

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by Kate Mayfield - $29.99 - Add to Cart

What if the place you called "home" happened to be a funeral home? Kate Mayfield explores what it meant to be the daughter of a small-town undertaker in this fascinating memoir evocative ...

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